November 8, 2017

Slava! (A Political Overture)

Leonard Bernstein

Born: August 25, 1918, Lawrence, Massachusetts

Died: October 14, 1990, New York, New York

Duration: 4 minutes

Composed: 1977

Transcribed: 1978, Clare Grundman

For the second week of his first season as music director of the National Symphony Orchestra, in October 1977, Mstislav Rostropovich invited Leonard Bernstein for a program of his own work...

October 23, 2017

Profanation from Symphony No. 1, Jeremiah

Leonard Bernstein

Born: August 25, 1918, Lawrence, Massachusetts

Died: October 14, 1990, New York, New York

Composed: 1943

Arranged: Frank Bencriscuitto

Duration: 8 minutes

Jeremiah, Bernstein’s first symphony, was premiered in 1944, with the composer conducting the Pittsburgh Symphony, and Jennie Tourel as mezzo-soprano soloist, with the text coming...

October 26, 2016

Divertimento

  1. Sennets and Tuckets

  2. Waltz

  3. Mazurka

  4. Samba

  5. Turkey Trot

  6. Sphinxes

  7. Blues

  8. In Memoriam; March, “The BSO Forever”

Leonard Bernstein

Born: August 25, 1918, Lawrence, Massachusetts

Died: October 14, 1990, New York, New York

Original Instrumentation: Symphony Orchestra

Composed: 1980

Transcribed: 1980, Clare Grundman

Duration: 14 minutes

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